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Le Saint Louis -> 1671 Aimable

13491
Nominal Guns48DBF
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1656NNF-1610
Acquired3.7.1658NNF-1610
First Commissioned1659DBF
ShipyardBrest - Brittany DBF
Constructor
Jean LaureFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1666
DBF
CategoryFourth RateDBF
National RateTroisième RangDBF
Ship TypeShip of the LineDBF
Sailing RigShip RiggedDBF
Broken Up10.4.1689DBF

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel110' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.728 (117′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.2312 (33′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1670Broadside Weight = 442 French Livre (477.0064 lbs 216.359 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 French 10-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1659355 NNF-1610
1673325 DBF

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1661Capitaine de Vaisseau
Abraham II DuquesneFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1684
NNF-1610
18.5.1662 - 1662Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI1665Capitaine de Vaisseau
de RocambeauFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1665
NNF-1610
1665 - 6.1665Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
NNF-1610
1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
François-Bénédict de Rouxel (Marquis de Grancey)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
NNF-1610
6.1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
André de NesmondFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1697
NNF-1610
6.1666 - 7.1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
NNF-1610
1667 - 1668Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
NNF-1610
1668 - 1669Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1689
NNF-1610
1669Capitaine de Vaisseau
du Vigier (Sieur des Rabesnières-Treillebois )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1662
NNF-1610
1671 - 1672Capitaine de Vaisseau1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean François Kadot de SébevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1704
ref:687
1674Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles-François Davy (2nd Marquis d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1692
ref:687
1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
La BarreFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1676
E-WIKI
1683Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6871684Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1663 - 1664Chef d'Escadre
Abraham II DuquesneFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1684
NNF-1610
1666 - 6.1666Chef d'Escadre
Pierre Certaines de FricambaultFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1666
NNF-1610
7.1666 - 1667Chef d'Escadre
François-Bénédict de Rouxel (Marquis de Grancey)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
NNF-1610

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1674Capitaine en Second
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1665-1714
ref:687
1684Capitaine en Troisième
Pierre de BagneuxFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1704
ref:687

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1664Enseigne de Vaisseauref:6871671Enseigne de Vaisseau
François-René de Betz (Comte de La Harteloire)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1695
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1670Refitted as a 56 gun Third Rate Ship
24.6.1671Renamed AimableDBF
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes

 

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